Seal in the form of four frogs

Egyptian


Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2515

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Faience; dull brownish-green; slight glaze; four frogs facing each other modeled on back; lower face flat with incised uraeus and border; hole lengthwise.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way